Impoundment



[im-pound-muh nt] /ɪmˈpaʊnd mənt/

noun
1.
a body of water confined within an enclosure, as a reservoir.
2.
the act of :
the impoundment of alien property.
3.
the condition of being .
n.

1660s; see impound + -ment.

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